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Navy Flight Surgery

Discussion in 'Military Medicine' started by buckle17, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. buckle17

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    I've recently heard that the Navy will be doing away with all GMO billets. I was wondering if this includes flight surgeon billets. I just received acceptance into med school so I'll graduate in 2013 and I've been looking at the HPSP program in hopes of being a flight surgeon for a few years before residency. Any insight into this situation would be much appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    It seems like this rumor circulates every year. Indeed, i think congress mandated the removal of all gmo slots a decade ago.

    I'll believe it when I see it.
     
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    Check out these threads for a bit more info:

    http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=482760

    http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=572765
     
  6. buckle17

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    Thanks for the input. Just out of curiosity, are there any current/former flight surgeons out there that could give some insight into what the job is like and more importantly would you recommend it? Thanks in advance for any help.
     

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